News Archive 2012

August 16, 2012

Northern Trailer will be busy building for Alberta A Kamloops company’s workforce is expected to increase by more than 100 employees in the coming months to make good on a large contract from an Alberta oilsands company. Northern Trailer will construct 750 dormitory units for a work camp in Fort McMurray — a contract worth $140 million. Work will begin at Northern Trailer’s Kamloops location later this year, with completion slated for 2014. Read more...

August 16, 2012

Strahl announces EI changes - The Times August 16, 2012   C hilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP Mark Strahl issued three press releases on Tuesday announcing his government's changes to employment insurance (EI) and student loans for doctors. EI recipients will now be able to keep more of what they earn while on claim thanks to a new pilot project.   Read more...

August 15, 2012

Free Skills Training!  The Employment Skills Access Program (ESA) provides FREE skills training to help unemployed individuals acquire the skills needed to transition into the labour force or into further education! Press Release:  Employment Skills Access Program is fully funded by the Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Innovation. BC Jobs Plan Read more...

August 08, 2012

Taseko Mines Ltd. is having a career event on Sept 26, 2012 – They have a number of mines throughout the province.  http://tasekomines.com/contact/ Date:  September 26, 2012 UBC Career Days 2012 Location:  UBC Student Union Building Read more...

August 08, 2012

Ralph’s Farm Market has received permission to build a new farm market behind the existing structure, which will eventually be dismantled. Miranda Gathercole/Langley Times – August 1, 2012   A busy farm market has opted to build a brand new facility rather than expand by constructing an addition as initially planned.   Read more...

July 24, 2012

Walmart: One-stop shop - ADLEM SAYS SUPERCENTRE BRINGS NEW CONFIDENCE TO MISSION’S ECONOMY July 2012 - Roxanne Proulx beams when she talks about the 90,000 square foot SuperCentre in Mission and the fact it is her first assignment as a store manager for Walmart Canada.   Read more...

July 24, 2012

B.C.’s tech sector is reportedly set to gain more than 100,000 jobs by 2014, more than the entire resource sector, Jobs, Tourism and Innovation Minister Pat Bell said Friday. By SCOTT SIMPSON, Vancouver Sun July 13, 2012 -- VANCOUVER -- British Columbia's technology sector will support more than 100,000 jobs by 2014, more than the entire resource sector, Jobs, Tourism and Innovation Minister Pat Bell said Friday.   Read more...

July 23, 2012

Aldergrove Credit Union expands footprint in Abbotsford Published: May 31, 2012 Aldergrove Star - After careful consideration, Aldergrove Credit Union has made the decision to open a new branch in east Abbotsford. The additional branch in this area allows the organization to fully serve the Abbotsford market, expanding their footprint in the Fraser Valley.   “The desire to open a sixth location for our organization has been an area of consideration for a few years,” says Aldergrove Credit Union CEO Gus K. Hartl.   Read more...